Access Manager

NOTE this second article contains a newer and improved version of the extension. OK, so your SAML Service Provider is asking for a default domain suffix for every username (user@test.com). Or, your application behind NAM wants to receive the full name of a logged-in user’s manager. Or, you need to provide only a subset of…

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mvreijn
By: mvreijn
Feb 13, 2015
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There was a time in my life when I got so far into the weeds of wife-ing, mothering, and working, that in desperation I began categorizing my day’s activities into three categories: Near Misses, Fails, and Epic Fails. The thinking was that if I could prioritize reducing the number of “near misses,” I could ultimately…

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Rhonda Holloway
Feb 13, 2015
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Have you ever received a survey that you actually wanted to respond to? Not because you wanted to complain, but because it was relevant to something that interested you?” I received a survey this week from my health care provider. Based on the notable amount of transformation they have undergone these last few years I…

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Kent Purdy
Feb 10, 2015
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There are a few things you can do to achieve greater efficacy during your next access certification campaign that don’t require a Superbowl-ad-sized budget. Here are some tips to consider to make your next access certification truly effective.

Amie Johnson
Jan 29, 2015
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But the fire is so delightful. And since we have no place to go, Let it snow, Let it snow, Let it snow! (props to Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne). It’s true, I love a good snow storm, dustings are a joke, 4 inches of snow is decent, 1 foot or more of snow is…

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Tobin Isenberg
Jan 27, 2015
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Remedy ARS can be a powerful tool for managing parts of the ITIL framework. A powerful tool also requires powerful access controls. NetIQ Access Manager can easily be configured to control access to Remedy while still making it less cumbersome for end users. The Remedy login form has a few “gotchas” with the way it…

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ScorpionSting
Jan 26, 2015
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Having spent the early part of my career as a Naval Officer, I’m sometimes struck by parallels between the mechanical and digital worlds. There was a time when a majority of ships relied on steam to drive turbines for propulsion. Tremendous pressure and power was governed by a very simple device. The centrifugal governor worked…

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Travis Greene
Jan 20, 2015
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Introduction Many organizations need or desire to do SAML SSO to AWS. AWS supports identity federation using SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language 2.0), an open standard used by many identity providers. This feature enables federated single sign-on (SSO), which lets users log into the AWS Management Console or make programmatic calls to AWS APIs. Using…

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By: cstumula
Dec 31, 2014
10:08 am
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What better place to learn about social access and security than Las Vegas? Throngs of people sit down at a gaming table and never think twice about the layers of security in the building. That’s because the security is transparent – casinos are experts at applying security based on user behavior rather than building walls…

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Travis Greene
Dec 19, 2014
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